Now that you have prepared your witnesses for the trial, let’s refine your closing argument again so that you can next prepare a trial flow outline chart for the course of the trial.

The simple three-step process for a lawyer to follow in the trial of any case is:

  1. Opening statement – Here is what I will prove.
  2. Presentation of case – Look, I am now proving it.
  3. Closing argument – Here is what I just proved and here is why my client is entitled to your verdict in the case.